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Crypto Week In Review: Coinbase Ponders ETF, Market Sees Violent Decline

Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, predicted that once summer comes to a close, as it is now, the crypto market would see a resurgence in activity. So far, it seems that his prediction has come true, with the past week hosting a flurry of developments…
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Crypto is a ‘Poor Form of Money’ for Terrorists, Congressional Hearing Concludes

The U.S. Congress Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance has discussed various methods of terrorism financing with cryptocurrency, according to an official press release on the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee…
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Bitcoin Price Stabilizes at $6,400 While Analyst Sticks to Crypto Downtrend

Since falling from $7,400 to $6,300 on September 6, Bitcoin has stabilized in the $6,400 region, providing the crypto market with a small breathing room. Bitcoin has been fairly stable at $6,450 throughout the past 48 hours, recording a movement…
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Terrorists Turn Away From Crypto, Criminal Money Argument No Longer Relevant

Foreign terrorist groups such as Isis and al-Qaeda have failed at repeatedly trying to raise money to fund their criminal operations using crypto, according to a testimony made today at a House Financial Services Committee hearing. Crypto Is…
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Crypto, Blockchain Companies Shine in LinkedIn’s Top 50 U.S. Startups

LinkedIn has been keeping its finger on the pulse of the United States’ most thriving startups, and crypto organizations are showing tremendous signs of life — and growth. The business and employment social media site released its LinkedIn…
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Australian Regulator Hints at Increased Crypto Exchange and ICO Scrutiny

Australian regulator the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has revealed plans to increase scrutiny of cryptocurrency exchanges and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in its ‘Corporate Plan’ published this week. ASIC, which…
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Coinbase is Reportedly Exploring a Bitcoin ETF, Taps BlackRock for Expertise

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly considering adding a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to its arsenal, and has been in talks with the world’s largest global investment management firm, BlackRock Inc. Coinbase…
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Belgian Think Tank Calls for Crypto Exchange and ICO Regulations at EU Level

A report from a Belgian think tank that will reportedly be distributed to European Union (E.U.) ministers calls for unified legislation on cryptocurrencies and more scrutiny on how they are distributed to investors, Reuters reported September…
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Philippine Lawmakers Plan to Publish Crypto Exchange Regulations Next Week

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that more cryptocurrency exchanges could be given the green light to operate in the country as early as the end of next week. The development follows news that the nation is also…
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Philippines Regulators Prepare to Publish Crypto Trading Rules

The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is planning to release new trading rules for cryptocurrency exchanges in the coming days, according to local media. The Manila Times reports that SEC Commissioner Ephyro Luis Amatong…